This year I made a dream come true and I began work for Jamie Oliver in his Adelaide restaurant Jamie’s Italian. I remember watching Jamie on TV for the first time when I was at school and from that time on he has been one of the most formative presences in my cooking career. So […]Read more "A year as Jamie Oliver"
So proud of this review in The Advertiser’s Food Guide and even a special mention for my dessert!Read more "The Advertiser Food Guide Review"
Im so proud to have been acknowledged at the South Australian Restaurant and Catering Awards for Excellence as this years employee of the year.Read more "SA Restaurant & Catering Awards 2013"
Valentines Day is one of those days, as a chef you half look forward to because you can be creative and have fun with a once off menu and half feel anxious about how busy it is going to be and how high everyones expectations are. You dont want to be the guy that ruined […]Read more "Valentines Day at The White House"
I still remember my first sink or swim moment, it was in the first few weeks of working at the Grand Chifley and there was a cancelled flight at Adelaide airport. All the chefs had gone home and 200 stranded flyers were sent our way with food and drink vouchers at 10pm. At first I […]Read more "The Journey Continues!"
It’s been 8 months, and so much has happened. I’m am now a full time cook which is amazing, no more dishes. I’ve paid my dues and am now reaping the rewards. I have learnt so much in such a short period of time from both Tafe and work. So what exactly have I learnt? […]Read more "8 months later!"
For the better part of the last decade I have struggled with my direction. I have tried Marketing, Advertising and IT, and even though I enjoyed all of these fields I struggled to find the passion and motivation needed to succeed. I have always felt that I would never be the top of my field […]Read more "A new day, a new journey!"